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Sheriff’s Office Invites Alexandrians To Participate In Community Academy

July 17, 2018

Explore the role of the Sheriff's Office in Alexandria's criminal justice system by participating in the Sheriff's Community Academy, an informative four-session experience on Saturday mornings in September.

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Virginia Recognizes Its Probation And Parole Officers

July 16, 2018

As the Virginia Department of Corrections acknowledges Pretrial, Probation and Parole Officers’ Week, July 15–21, it does so holding the lowest recidivism rate in the nation for the second straight year.

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Living Wage Certification Program For Employers Launches In Alexandria

July 13, 2018

In Alexandria, too many full-time workers struggle to pay for housing and other necessities. To address this, on Monday, July 16 a network of religious, business and community leaders established a Living Wage Certification program in conjunction with the Virginia Theological Seminary and Virginia Interfaith Center for Public Policy. 

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VDOT Invites Innovators To Second Hackathon And Idea Jam In Northern Virginia

July 12, 2018

The Virginia Department of Transportation invites developers, planners, futurists and data enthusiasts to its second installment of the SmarterRoads Hackathon and Idea Jam Series on July 17-18 at 1776’s Crystal City Campus. The competition will reward data-driven concepts and solutions.

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Potomac Yard &pizza Opens July 12

July 11, 2018

Alexandria’s first &Pizza will open July 12. The D.C.-based craft pie purveyor is bringing its culinary innovation, community-driven retail design and unique employee culture to Potomac Yard.

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Fairfax County Opens Public Housing Waitlist

July 10, 2018

The Fairfax County Redevelopment and Housing Authority will open its Rental Assistance Demonstration Project (formerly “public housing”) waitlist on Tuesday, July 10, 2018.  The list closes again on Monday, July 23, 2018 at midnight. It is NOT necessary to be a Fairfax County resident to submit an application. 

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Virginia Earns Top Special Education Rating

July 10, 2018

For a sixth consecutive year, Virginia has earned the U.S. Department of Education’s highest rating for improving outcomes for students with disabilities and for compliance with the federal Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA).

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Shank Takes Helm Of World Affairs Council-Washington, DC

July 9, 2018

Dr. Matthew D. Shank, president emeritus of Marymount University, has been named interim president of the World Affairs Council-Washington, DC, effective July 16. He previously served on the organization’s board, and in 2017, he accepted the Council’s Educator of the Year Award in recognition of Marymount’s focus on preparing students for today’s globalized environment. 

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AAA: Heat Dome Dangers – Be Mindful Of Temperatures Outside And Inside The Car

July 5, 2018

Residents of the Washington, DC metro area are still writhing and withering under the “Heat Dome.” If you think it’s hot outside, it’s even hotter inside your car. Every 10 days, across the United States, a child dies while unattended in a hot vehicle.

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City Of Alexandria To Host Little League 2018 Junior State Tournament

July 3, 2018

Alexandria Little League will host the 2018 Junior League State Tournament July 5 through July 11 at the Eugene Simpson Field, 426 E. Monroe Avenue, and Frank Mann Field, 3700 Commonwealth Avenue.

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